The Intelligence Fundamentals Professional Certification (IFPC) Preparedness course prepares intelligence professionals to successfully pass the associated Intelligence Fundamentals Professional Certification Exam as administered by the US Department of Defense or a certified approved proxy organization. It is expected that this certification will be required of all personnel within the US Defense Intelligence Enterprise.
NOTE: Course is 12-months long. Once granted access to the course, you will have 12-months to complete the material.
- Welcome and Getting Started
- Topic Area 1: What is Intelligence?
- Topic Area 2: Intelligence Disciplines
- Topic Area 3: Who is Involved in Intelligence?
- Topic Area 4: Oversight
- Topic Area 5: How is Intelligence Conducted?
- Topic Area 6: How are Classified and Controlled Materials Protected?
- Topic Area 7: How are Classified and Controlled Materials Shared?
- Topic Area 8: How Do My Actions Affect My Status as an Intelligence Professional?
- Practice Exams
- Define intelligence
- Distinguish between roles and responsibilities within the Intelligence Community
- Identify key concepts, principles, history, and processes of intelligence
- Differentiate between characteristics of intelligence disciplines
- Identify intelligence oversight program framework
- Identify laws and policies that govern oversight of intelligence activities
- Enumerate the phases of the intelligence process
- Articulate the purpose and function of each phase of the intelligence process
- Itemize requirements for handling, marking, storing, transporting and / or destroying classified or otherwise controlled materials
- Define requirements and standards for intelligence sharing and cooperation
- Articulate how one’s actions impact one’s status as an intelligence professional
HOW COURSE IS TAUGHT
- Online, self-paced
- This course includes two practice exams that mirror what you will encounter when you take the Intelligence Fundamentals Professional Certification exam.